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Queensland

Jun18

Queensland MP faces backlash after describing homosexuality as a choice

POSTED ON // Thursday, 18 June 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Queensland MP faces backlash after describing homosexuality as a choice

Liberal National Party MP Mark Robinson has faced a backlash from LGBTI activists after labelling homosexuality as a choice and suggesting children would prefer a mother and father to same-sex parents if given a choice.

Mar09

Mardi Gras goes Troppo: Cairns Tropical Pride, name and date change

POSTED ON // Monday, 09 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras goes Troppo: Cairns Tropical Pride, name and date change

Cairns Tropical Pride festival is set for a name change and a new date in 2015. Organisers have announced the annual pride festival will now be staged in October and will henceforth be known as Tropical Mardi Gras.

Feb25

Queensland Attorney General re-instates civil unions for gay couples

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Queensland Attorney General re-instates civil unions for gay couples

The Queensland Attorney-General, Yvette D'Ath, announced today that the state's new Labor Government will re-instate civil partnership ceremonies after they were scrapped by the former LNP Government.

Feb09

Competition now closed: Win a double pass to Big Gay Day 2015

POSTED ON // Monday, 09 February 2015

Competition now closed: Win a double pass to Big Gay Day 2015

Want to attend Brisbane's biggest LGBTI music event of the year? We're giving away one double pass to Big Gay Day thanks to Queensland Pride.

Feb05

Competition now closed: Win a pair of Aussie Bum Sweethearts' boxers for Valentine's Day

POSTED ON // Thursday, 05 February 2015

Competition now closed: Win a pair of Aussie Bum Sweethearts' boxers for Valentine's Day

Thanks to aussieBum we're giving away five pairs of their super sexy Sweethearts edition boxer shorts just in time for Valentine's Day.

Jan29

Competition now closed: Win tickets to The Divine Miss Bette starring Catherine Alcorn

POSTED ON // Thursday, 29 January 2015

Competition now closed: Win tickets to The Divine Miss Bette starring Catherine Alcorn

Thanks to Brisbane Powerhouse & Melt festival, we're giving away two tickets to Catherine Alcorn's Bette Midler show The Divine Miss Bette on Feb 13.

Oct27

Competition now closed: WIN a copy of Graham Norton's memoir The Life and Loves of a He Devil

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 October 2014

Competition now closed: WIN a copy of Graham Norton's memoir The Life and Loves of a He Devil

Thanks to Hachette books we're giving away ten copies of comedian Graham Norton's new memoir on the them of love: The Life and Loves of a He Devil.

Oct09

LGBTI legal services condemn Courier Mail’s coverage of trans murder

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

LGBTI legal services condemn Courier Mail’s coverage of trans murder

Queensland’s LGBTI Legal Service Inc. and New South Wales’ Inner City Legal Centre have condemned the Courier Mail for its coverage of the death of a Brisbane trans woman.

Oct08

Trans community to hold vigil for murder victim Mayang Prasetyo

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Trans community to hold vigil for murder victim Mayang Prasetyo

The Brisbane trans community will hold a candlelight vigil in honour of the life of transgender murder victim Mayang Prasetyo.

Oct08

Courier Mail (kinda) apologises for she-male headline

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Courier Mail  (kinda) apologises for she-male headline

The Courier Mail has said it never intended to disrespect the memory of murdered transgender woman Mayang Prasetyo by referring to her as a ‘she male’ in a headline splashed across the front page of yesterday’s paper.